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January 29, 2018

Shorties (2018's Most Anticipated Poetry Collections, Air's Moon Safari Album Reconsidered, and more)

NPR Books previewed 2018's most anticipated poetry collections.

Stereogum reconsidered Air's Moon Safari album, released 20 years ago.

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Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists.

Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2017 music lists.

January's best eBook deals.

Lissie visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from Ahmed Saadawi’s novel Frankenstein in Baghdad.

Paste listed great movie performances by rock stars.

Penguin shared a new excerpt from Julian Barnes' novel The Only Story.

Salon interviewed Superchunk's Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance.

Literary Hub interviewed author Mira T. Lee.

Stream a new Jay Som song.

Will Self recommended books that prove truthis stranger than fiction at The Week.

Literary Hub recommended February's best crime fiction.

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her memoir When They Call You a Terrorist with All Things Considered.

Stream a new song by Guards.

Arvin Ahmadi discussed his debut novel Down And Across with Weekend Edition.

Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff covered two Cranberries songs.

The New Yorker shared a new essay by Michael Chabon.

Mary Gauthier discussed her new album Rifles & Rosary Beads with Weekend Edition.

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

The Rumpus interviewed poet Morgan Parker.

The New Yorker features new fiction by Jeffrey Eugenides.

Signature recommended offbeat detective novels.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists

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